1772 December 14 (Monday). Reuben returned from Southborough, and determines to do what he can, and promises he will not go away from me. Deacon Wood came, and Mr. Tainter and Reuben to assist in killing an old, but fat, Cow. I visit the widow [Hetty?] Brighams Daughter Polly, who is sick. Prayed with them. Called at Deacon Woods and Mr. Bass’s at Evening.